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September and October events, festivals and more.

Zwolle Tamale Festival October 8-10


CAJUN COUNTRY

Sept. 4-5. 33rd Annual Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival. South City Park Civic Center, Plaisance. (337) 948-6263.

Sept. 4-6. Labor Day Fishing Rodeo.  Quintana Canal Boat Launch, Cypremort Point. (337) 365-7301.

Sept. 4-7. Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival. Downtown Historic District, Morgan City. (985) 385-0703.

Sept. 6. 100 Black Men of St. Mary 18th Annual 5K walk/run. City Hall, Morgan City. (985) 255-9775.

Sept. 18-19. Pepper Festival. 203 New Market St., St. Martinville. (337) 394-7408.

Sept. 23-26. Tinsel & Treasures. Cajun Dome Convention Center, Lafayette. (337) 988-2739.

Sept. 23-27. Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Various Venues, New Iberia. (337) 369-9323.

Sept. 24-25. Chennault International Air Show. Chennault International Airport, Lake Charles. (337) 491-9961.

Sept. 26. Breaux Bridge Chamber of Commerce Jambalaya Cookoff. Parc Hardy, Breaux Bridge. (337) 332-8500.

Sept. 26-27. 2015 Deep South Racing Association “Battle on the Basin” Drag Races. Russo’s Landing in the Atchafalaya, Morgan City. (985) 519-1351.

Sept. 26-27. Best of the Bayou Festival. Downtown Houma. bestofthebayou.la

Sept. 27. Calca Chew Food Festival. St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588.

Oct. 1-4. Tour du Teche Canoe Race. Along Bayou Teche, New Iberia. (337) 394-6232.

Oct. 3. La Grande Boucherie. St. Martinville. www.stmartinville.org

Oct. 3-4. 21st German Fest. Robert Cove.

Oct. 3-4. SugaSheaux. 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia. (337) 365-7539.

Oct. 9-11. Voice of the Wetlands Festival. 5403 West Park, Houma. www.voiceofthewetlands.org

Oct. 9-11. Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. 500 Girard Parkway, Lafayette. festivalsacadiens.com

Oct. 9-11. Louisiana Gumbo Festival of Chackbay. Chackbay-Choupic Fair Grounds, Thibodaux. (985) 633-2828.

Oct. 14-18. Cal-Cam Fair. West Calcasieu Arena, Sulphur. (337) 527-9371.

Oct. 15-18. International Rice Festival. Downtown Crowley. (337) 783-3067.

Oct. 16-18. Andouille Festival. 2900  Hwy. 51, LaPlace. (985) 652-9569.

Oct. 17-18. Experience Louisiana Festival. LSU-Eunice. (337) 580-3363.

Oct. 23-25. French Food Festival. Larose Regional Park & Civic Center, Larose. (985) 693-7355.

Oct. 24. Sweet Dough Pie Festival. St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Grand Coteau. (337) 662-3058.

Oct. 24-25. Rougarou Festival. Downtown Houma.rougaroufest.org

Oct. 30-31. Blackpot Festival & Cookoff. Vermilionville, Lafayette. Blackpotfestival.com

Oct. 31. Adeline Guienze Breast Cancer Memorial Fund 5K Run/Walk. St. Mary Parish Courthouse Square, Franklin. (337) 828-2550, Ext. 2181.

Oct. 31. 16th Annual Franklin Merchants Association Harvest Moon Festival. Main Street, Downtown Franklin. (337) 828-6326.
 



CENTRAL

Sept. 4-5. Cane River Zydeco Festival & Poker Run. Downtown Riverbank, Natchitoches. (800) 259-1714.

Sept. 5. Drake Salt Works Festival & Trail Ride. Goldanna. LouisianaTrails.org

Sept. 5. Open Car Show. Yellow Bayou Civil War Memorial Park. Simmesport. (318) 941-2483 Yellow Bayou Civil War Memorial Park, Simmesport  

Oct. 8-10. Zwolle Tamale Festival. zwolletamalefestival.com

Oct. 9-11. Natchitoches Fall Tour of Homes. Downtown and Cane River Lake, Natchitoches. (318) 581-8042.

Oct. 16. United Way Wild Game Cookoff . Downtown Alexandria. (318) 443-7203

Oct. 16. Fall Artwalk. Downtown Alexandria. ticket-central.org/events/artwalk-2015

Oct. 17. Zombie Walk Downtown Alexandria. alexandriapinevillela.com
 



NEW ORLEANS

Sept. 2-7. Southern Decadence Festival. French Quarter, New Orleans. southerndecadence.net

Sept. 12, Oct. 10. St. Bernard Seafood & Farmers Market. 409 Aycock St., Arabi. (504) 278-4242.

Sept. 30-Oct. 4. Tangipahoa Parish Festival. Amite. tangipahoaparishfestival.org

Oct. 2-4. Gretna Heritage Festival. Downtown Gretna. (504) 361-7748.

Oct. 3-10. Red River Revel Arts Festival. Shreveport. (318) 424-4000.

Oct. 9-10. Carnival Latino. Various locations, French Quarter and Downtown New Orleans. (504) 428-8560.

Oct. 9-10, 16-17, 23-24. Oktoberfest. Deutsches Haus, Metairie. (504) 522-8014.

Oct. 10. Fall for Art. 322 N. Columbia St., Covington (985) 892-8650.

Oct. 10-11. Wooden Boat Festival. Madisonville. (985) 845-9200.

Oct. 11. Celebracion Latina. Audubon Zoo, New Orleans. (504) 581-4629.

Oct. 15-22. New Orleans Film Festival. Various locations, New Orleans. neworleansfilmsociety.org

Oct. 16-18. Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival. Lafayette Square Park, New Orleans. (504) 558-6100.

Oct. 16-18. Violet Oyster Festival. Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Violet. (504) 583-0555.

Oct. 23-24. Boo at The Zoo. Audubon Zoo, New Orleans. auduboninstutute.org

Oct. 23-24. Ghosts in the Oaks. City Park, New Orleans. (504) 483-9376.

Oct. 24. Krewe of Boo. French Quarter, New Orleans. kreweofboo.com

Oct. 25. Bywater Merliton Festival. Bywater neighborhood, New Orleans. experienceneworleans.com

Oct. 30-Nov. 1. Voodoo Music Festival. City Park, New Orleans. (877) 569-7767.
 



NORTH

Sept. 12 Ruston Makers Fair. Downtown Ruston. (318) 245-6970

Sept. 25-26. Louisiana Chicken Festival. Dubach. 318) 777-1964

Oct. 3-4. Chalk Art Festival at the River Market. River Market, Monroe. (318) 807-9985.

Oct. 6-10. Annual Webster Parish Fair Parade. Goodwill Street, Minden. (318) 377-6250.

Oct. 10-11. The Holiday Market. River Market, Monroe. (318) 807-9985.

Oct. 24. Herbal Harvest & Original Arts & Crafts Festival. 711 North 7th St., West Monroe (318) 801-9138.
 



BATON ROUGE

Sept. 11. USS KIDD 9/11 Candelight Vigil/Freedom Walk. USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum, Baton Rouge. (225) 342-1942.

Sept. 12-13. Oldies But Goodies Fest & Smokin’ Oldies Cook-Off. I-10 W .Exit 155 to Hwy. 415, Baton Rouge. (225) 344-2920

Oct. 3. Iberville Parish Swamp Life Expo 2015. Gross Tete. www.visitiberville.com

Oct. 3-24. Corn Maze Saturdays. LSU Agricultural Center Botanic Gardens at Burden, Baton Rouge. (225) 763-3990.

Oct. 4-25. Angola Prison Rodeo. Louisiana State Penitentiary, St. Francisville (225) 655-2592.

Oct. 16-18. KC International Acadian Festival. 58715 Price St., Plaquemine. (225) 687-2061.

Oct. 22-Nov. 1. Greater Baton Rouge State Fair. 10672 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge. (225) 755-3247.

Oct. 23-24. 27th Annual Southern Garden Symposium & Workshop. Various locations, St. Francisville. southerngardensymposium.org

Oct. 24-25. Frisco’s Fall Arts & Crafts Festival. San Francisco Plantation, Garyville. (888) 322-1756.
 



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